If you’re interested in moving to, expanding or starting a business in Barre contact Barre Area Development, Inc. (BADC) at 802-476-0660 or info@badc.com for help getting started.

If you’re interested in moving to, expanding or starting a business in Barre contact Barre Area Development, Inc. (BADC) at 802-476-0660 or info@badc.com for help getting started.

BARRE WORKFORCE

Barre is one of Vermont’s most populous areas with approximately 17,000 residents and offers employment at livable wages, a housing stock that attracts and serves all income levels, and high quality cultural, entertainment, and recreational experiences.  It is a friendly, affordable place to grow a business with diverse, industrious residents who have an above average education level.

As a result of recent public and private investment, central location, affordable housing, recreation and cultural attractions, the Barre Area, comprised of the City of Barre and the surrounding Town of Barre, is recognized as an upcoming micropolitan area. It’s a wonderful place to start or expand your business.

WHY BARRE?
JOB OPPORTUNITIES

BARRE SUCCESS STORIES

RESOURCES

TROW & HOLDEN

CERES GREENS

WILKINS HARLEY DAVIDSON

Barre Area Development (BADC)
CENTRAL VERMONT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Vermont Economic Development Authority
State of Vermont Economic Development Programs

WILSON INDUSTRIAL PARK

NELSON’S HARDWARE

Central VT Chamber
Small Business Development Center
Vermont Manufacturing Extension Center

GROW YOUR BUSINESS IN BARRE

Barre is very welcoming to businesses big and small, new and established. The support network for businesses in Barre is quite substantial, because we want you here.  Organizations such as Barre Area Development and Central Vermont Economic Development Corporation partner with the State of Vermont, with the Vermont Economic Development Authority and commercial lenders, commercial real estate brokers, and technical assistance providers to provide the necessary support to existing businesses and new ones to insure that their capital, facility, workforce and permitting needs are met. 

BARRE IS AN OPPORTUNITY ZONE!
Barre Area Development, Inc. (BADC) is a non-profit development organization that promotes economic development in Barre Town and Barre City, VT.

Let’s Get Started

The support network for businesses in Barre is quite substantial. Organizations such as Barre Area Development and Central Vermont Economic Development Corporation

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Downtown Barre, Vermont

Barre Partnership

The Barre Partnership is the “Granite City’s” Downtown Organization. The organization produces and markets events throughout the year including the Barre Heritage Festival…

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Wilson Industrial Park

Wilson Industrial Park

Barre hosts an Industrial Park with permitted land ready to be developed. At curbside are 3 Phase Power, cable or fiber telecommunications and municipal water and sewer…

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Commercial real Estate for sale in Barre, VT

Real Estate

Commercial properties in Barre, Vermont range from office space to retail and restaurant space. Real Estate here is very affordable compared to other places with similar amenities…

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Stoneworking tools manufactured by Trow & Holden in Barre, VT

A Culture of Innovation

As the granite industry evolved over the past 150 years, many patents originated in Barre, VT. The tradition of innovation continues where new ideas and products are encouraged and…

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Vermont Creamery is in Barre, Vermont

Made In Barre

Barre is home to a number of creative manufacturers making everything from wind turbines and hydroponics to stone working tools, 3D filament, and wood products. A burgeoning…

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Excellence in education is the mission of Barre schools

Scholastic Excellence

Barre has two middle and elementary schools, Barre Town MES and City of Barre M E S, and Spaulding High School, as well as a Montessori School and Central Vermont Career Center...

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Healthcare in and around Barre, VT

Healthcare

Central Vermont Medical Center works closely with other groups based in and around the region to provide a full array of health services to central Vermonters. As the hub of the wheel for...

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Dining choices in Barre Vermont

Dining In Barre

Downtown Barre offers a number of great dining choices, from classic diners, bakeries and hip coffee shops to world class delis, pizzerias, casual grills and sophisticated gastro pubs...

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Millstone Trails is rated among the Top Ten in New England by The Boston Globe.

Millstone Trails

A unique spot for awesome mountain biking, Millstone was built in and around of a bunch old of granite quarries and is full of technical trails, rock piles and quarry ponds. A locals' favorite...

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Country Club of Barre top-rated golf course in Vermont

Driving The Greens

If you enjoy teeing it up and want to test your driving skills, schedule a time at the Country Club of Barre. This course, founded in 1924, is a highly rated “must play” New England...

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Late model racing at Thunder Road Speedbowl in Barre Vermont

Barre Opera House

The historic Barre Opera House is central Vermont's premier performing arts facility! This iconic theatre hosts 70-100 events each year – from local performers to internationally

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